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Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with CAD

Transdermal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not reduce the risk of cardiac ...th or without cyclic norethisterone--or no hormone replacement therapy. The women were followed for 4 years. Overall, 134 women received hormone replacement therap...

Novel "CYCLOSPORINE CAPSULE FORMULATION" to be launched

...yclosporine capsule currently on the market. "The replacement of our current capsule filing with this new capsule could offer SangStat a significant advantage over a 'me too' generic cyclosporine capsule in Europe" said Jean-Jacques Bienaimi, President and CEO. "This is a very positive development for SangStat....

Indian Prime Minister has successful Knee Replacement Surgery

...f India has successfully undergone left knee joint replacement by Dr. Chittaranjan Ranawat at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. "The operation, which started at around 10 a.m., was completed by 11.15 a.m. and went on very well, to my satisfaction," Dr. Ranawat said at a press briefing. ``He (Mr. Vajpayee) was...

Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Replacement, Approved for Hypothyroidism

The thyroid hormone replacement prescription drug, levothyroxine sodium (Unithroid...rmone produced by the body. During initiation of replacement therapy with levothyroxine, blood tests are usually performed every six to eight weeks in adults to ...

Transdermal HRT not cardioprotective in postmenopausal women with Coronary Artery Disease

Transdermal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not reduce the risk of cardiac ...th or without cyclic norethisterone--or no hormone replacement therapy. The women were followed for 4 years. Overall, 134 women received hormone replacement therap...

Kick Smoking with Nicotine Drink

... widespread criticism that these forms of nicotine replacement are not always user friendly. But with the number...sed due to smoking also increasing, these nicotine replacement options, however fanciful, are always welcome....

New dimension in the treatment of female sexual dysfunction

... DHEA to 32 patients. Long-term risks of androgen replacement therapy are not known. Dr. Goldstein and colleagues note that more research is needed to determine whether women with sexual dysfunction should receive this treatment....

Mechanical Heart

... major advance in the development of an artificial replacement heart in nearly two decades. If successful, the device could help thousands of patients who die each year waiting for a heart transplant. Patients considered for the implant were critically ill with fewer than 30 days to live and the life expectancy...

Hormone replacement Therapy a headache

...archers from Sweden warn women undergoing hormone replacement therapy against the risk of uterus cancer. Horm...y," she said.A close watch on women taking hormone replacement therapy is recommended to counteract harmful effects....

New treatment for Osteoporosis

...s decrease. The most common treatment is hormone replacement therapy. But this can increase the risk of cancer, especially in women.// At the University of Arkansas in Little Rock, Stavros Manolagas and Starvroula Kousteni have created forms of sex hormones that will keep bone cells alive, at the same time ...

Alerts for safety of heart device

...warning is a worry for the patient and supplying a replacement is costly. With the growing population, it is likely that more devices will be fitted and it is important that manufacturers make sure that they are reliable....

Ovarian cancer in relationship with Hormone therapy

...l women from 1982 to 1996 and found ERT (oestrogen replacement therapy) increased the risk and this persisted for up to 29 years after women stopped using it. Twenty two percent of the women in the study had used ERT, including 11,024 who were users at the start of the study (baseline users) and 35,236 who were...

Estrogen lowers cancer risk

... estrogen found in oral contraceptives and hormone replacement therapy. Regular screening after age 50, regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight are considered the best ways to reduce the chances of developing colorectal cancer, the author said....

Decision making made easier

...h women deciding whether or not to opt for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and with men considering the treatment options for prostate problems. In both instances, the videodisc was liked by both patients and doctors and played an important part in helping the patient to come to a decision they were happy with...

Menopause considerations

...ause are the group that benefits most from hormone replacement therapy, he commented....

New therapy better at increasing bone density

...ensity.It is already well established that hormone replacement therapy - oestrogen plus progesterone helps prevent osteoporosis in women past the menopause. According to researchers at Creighton University in the US, a new study covering 400 women, that this blend of hormones increases bone density in the spine ...

Women find difficulty in calling it 'Quits'

...ged from his review is that some forms of nicotine replacement therapy may not be as effective in women as in men. In some of the studies he reviewed, women had less treatment success using nicotine gum or nicotine patches than did men. Women may suffer greater relative risks of smoking-related diseases than d...

Decrease in testosterone levels lead to Alzheimer's

... pigs whose ovaries had been removed. Once hormone replacement therapy had been administered, the brain amyloid l... currently underway to investigate whether hormone replacement therapy can prevent the disease, with five-year interim results due in 2002. “If hormones are proven...

Surgeons implant second artificial heart

... major advance in the development of an artificial replacement heart in nearly two decades. The surgeons have said previously that patients considered for the implant were critically ill with fewer than 30 days to live. The first patient, 59-year-old diabetic Robert Tools, was given the AbioCor plastic and titan...

Wound healing made faster

...nic ulcers and to help speed the recovery of joint replacement patients....

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